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An overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday live at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

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Latest update : 2012-09-19

Mitt Romney: One gaffe too many?

In today’s international press review, we focus on Mitt Romney’s latest gaffe. The Republican nominee was secretly filmed at a private fundraiser where he said that almost half of Americans were living off government aid and that his job was "not to worry about those people". Also in the papers: the anti-Islam film that’s fuelled anger across the world.

USA Today: Mitt Romney justifies his comments: “I’ll deliver recovery, not dependency”

The New York Times:Romney is waging a class warfare”

The Independent: “Mitt Romney tied in knots”

LA Times: “Are businessman better presidents?”

The Guardian: “The only surprise is there aren't more violent protests in the Middle East"

Der Spiegel: German authorities wonder if they shouldn’t ban the screening

The International Herald Tribune: “Can’t we just all agree that the video is really bad?”

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2016-05-06 French politics

Hollande, the lucky president

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2016-05-05 Donald Trump

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We look at reaction in the Miami Herald, LA Times and Washington Post to Trump's latest win in the primaries for the Republican nomination. The Guardian has a comment piece...

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2016-05-04 US Presidential Election 2016

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2016-05-04 François Hollande

Candidate Hollande hits the campaign trail

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 04.05.16: French papers focus on a speech François Hollande made yesterday. Officially, the president was commemorating a chapter of political history but...

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